The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Is Responsible For Enforcing Federal Laws That Make it Illegal to Discriminate or Harass a Job Applicant or An Employee Because of The Person's Race, Color, Religion, Sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), National Origin, Age (40 or older), Disability or Genetic Information.
**CAT CALLING FORBIDDEN ON THE JOBSITE**
It is Also ILLEGAL to "Cat Call" a Female/Male While on a Jobsite, That Would Uncomfortably Create Hostility For a Co-Worker, Based on Race, Gender, Ethnicity, Disability And Sexuality.
It is Also ILLEGAL To Discriminate Against a Person Because The Person Complained About Discrimination, Filed a Charge of Discrimination, or Participated in An Employment Discrimination Investigation or Lawsuit.
Most Employers with at Least 5 Employees Are Covered by EEOC Laws (20 employees in age discrimination cases). Most Labor Unions and Employment Agencies Are Also Covered.
The Laws Apply to All Types of Work Situations, Including Hiring, Firing, Promotions, Harassment, Training, Wages, And Benefits.
The EEOC Has The Authority to Investigate Charges of Discrimination Against Employers Who Are Covered by The Law.
The Central Compliance Agency's Role in a CCA Conducted Prepratory Investigation is to Fairly and Accurately Assess The High-Risk Employee and Then Depend on The EEOC To make a finding. If The EEOC find that discrimination Has Occurred, They Will try to settle the charge to Protect the Rights of Individuals and The Interests of the Public.
When An Employee Is Deciding to File a Lawsuit, The CCA Consider Several Factors Such as The Strength of The Evidence Collected, The Issues in The Case, and The Wider Impact The Lawsuit Could Have on The CCA's Efforts to Combat Workplace Discrimination.
The Central Compliance Administration Also Works to Prevent Discrimination Before it Occurs Through Outreach, Education and Technical Assistance Programs.
The CCA Provides Leadership and Prepratory Guidance on Federal, State and Local Aspects of Compliance.
The CCA Assures Nationwide Compliance With EEOC Regulations, Provides Technical Assistance to Agencies Concerning EEO Complaint Adjudication, Monitors and Evaluates Employees Progress, Develops and Distributes Federal Sector Educational Materials and Conducts Training For Low/ High Risk Compliance Violators, Provides Guidance and Assistance to Administrative Judges Who Conduct Hearings on EEO Complaints.
The CCA Carrie's Out Work Through Our Headquarters Office in Washington, D.C. and Through 52 Field Offices Serving Every Part of The Nation And is Non-Governmental.
The types of laws and discrimination that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing are outlined in the following overview.
Laws, regulations and policy guidance, and also fact sheets, Q&As, best practices, and other information organized by basis of discrimination.
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